“We know that the Negro artist does have a problem, you see. He has a problem far beyond that of the white artist, speaking generally. We know this. So we
"I was 28-years-old when I took my first photo, and it felt good."
The Montgomery County Alabama Sheriff’s Office discovered arrest logs and photographs from the time of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955-56) and the Freedom Rides (1961). Connect to the ASX world!
Jacob Holdt would hitchhike over 100,000 miles through virtually every region of the United States without much more than his thumb.
“Look, I’m kind of an explorer. I’m entering a world and it takes time.” A Magnum photographer, Bruce Davidson has been renowned since the late fifties for his photographs of
“One may say that the Negro in America does not really exist, except in the darkness of our minds.” James Baldwin – Notes from a Native Son By Michael Salu,
Doris Ulmann (1882-1934) was born and educated in New York City. A graduate of the school of the Ethical Culture Society, a socially liberal organization that championed individual worth regardless
Interview with Ben Shahn Conducted by Richard Doud at the Artist’s home in Roosevelt, New Jersey. April 14, 1964. RICHARD DOUD: I’d like to start with a general background of
Writer-photographer Camilo José Vergara’s deeply personal Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto is an unprecedented record of urban change. Vergara, a MacArthur fellow, will talk about the neighborhood he chronicled
By Bruce Gilden My work on foreclosed homes in Detroit has actually been a continuation of a project that started in Fort Myers, Florida in September 2008. For me the
“In Butte, Montana, he photographed a slovenly, middle-aged woman in her car with a sullen child staring out of the window behind her. He showed a bench full of decrepit
Arcara and Santese provide an unexpected portrait of Detroit, eschewing the obvious for something more cerebral. The majestic decay of lavish theaters, incomprehensibly large car plants, and skyscrapers of former